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Attempts to frustrate Afoko won’t work – Boniface Siddque

Paul Afoko

Supporters of Paul Afoko, an aspirant for the National Chairmanship position of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), say they are unfazed by attempts by some party members to frustrate his efforts to win. Mr. Afoko, whose vetting was suspended after a petition was filed against his candidature, issued a statement expressing concerns over a seeming plot in the party to ...

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Reinstated NPP Nasara Coordinator aspirant rejoices

The reinstated New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nasara Coordinator aspirant, Kamal-Deen Abdulai has commended the party’s vetting committee for rescinding its decision to disqualify him. Kamal-Deen Abdulai was among five other disqualified aspirants vying for various positions at the top echelon of the NPP. But the party’s vetting committee chaired by Mr. C.K Tedem rescinded its earlier decision and reinstated them ...

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Hassan Ayariga denies being arrested

The Peoples National Convention (PNC) 2012 Presidential candidate, Hassan Ayariga has denied ever being arrested by the Nima police for allegedly threatening the party’s treasurer, David Apasera. Mr. Apasera officially lodged complaint with the Nima Police over allegation that Hassan Ayariga threatened his life through telephone text messages. This according to media reports necessitated Hassan Ayariga’s arrest and his subsequent ...

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Philip Assibit still behind bars at Nsawam Prisons

The first accused standing trial in the ongoing Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) case, Philip Akpeena Assibit on Wednesday February 19,2014, slept at the Nsawam Prisons. Philip Akpeena who is the Chief executive Officer of Goodwill International Consultancy Firm was granted bail by the commercial court division of the Accra High Court. He was asked to produce ...

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Report corrupt local officials – Minister

The Minister of Local Government , Akwasi Oppong Fosu is appealing to the public to report corrupt officials at the various Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s). According to him, that will ensure that such officials to be investigated and prosecuted. Residents in districts across the country continue to accuse officials at the various MMDA’s of corruption. Speaking to Citi ...

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NPP clears five aspirants for congress

                                   The New Patriotic Party (NPP)vetting committee has cleared  all five aspirants who were earlier disqualified from contesting for national positions. This was after the National Vetting Committee reviewed appeal the five aspirants filed to contest in the party’s impending congress. Speaking to Citi ...

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Hassan Ayariga arrested over death threats

The 2012 presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Hassan Ayariga, was last Wednesday hauled to the Nima Police Station for allegedly threatening David Apasera, the national treasurer of the party. The alleged death threats by Mr Ayariga follows the PNC treasurer’s insistence that the presidential According to Daily Guide, Mr. Ayariga was discharged on bail the same day ...

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Kwabena Agyapong will help NPP win in 2016 – Nyaho-Tamakloe

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has declared his support  for Kwabena Agyapong who is contesting the position of general secretary. According to Dr. Nyaho-Tamakloe, the NPP in its current state needs a strong and visionary person to run the day to day affairs of the party in other for them to succeed in ...

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Tackling corruption will save the cedi – Alan Kyeremanteng

A flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alan Kyeremanteng has identified corruption as one of the causes of the depreciation of the cedi. He counseled that unless corruption is seriously tackled, the Bank of Ghana’s revised regulations to halt the cedi’s depreciation will not work. The Bank of Ghana has put in place temporary measures to deal with ...

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Don’t blame Mahama for economic crisis – Nyaho-Tamakloe

A founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has  defended President John Mahama’s handling of the economy. He attributed the weakening of the cedi and other economic challenges the country is facing to the effects of the 2012 elections and therefore advised that the President should not be blamed. He stated that the depreciation of the ...

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